THE 2002 AWESOME COUNTDOWN!!!!by sedr25 | created - 21 May 2012 | updated - 05 Jun 2012 | Public
From the best to the worst of 2002.
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1. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)
PG | 161 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
An ancient prophecy seems to be coming true when a mysterious presence begins stalking the corridors of a school of magic and leaving its victims paralyzed.
Votes: 466,685 | Gross: $261.99M
2. Star Trek: Nemesis (2002)
PG-13 | 116 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
The Enterprise is diverted to the Romulan homeworld Romulus, supposedly because they want to negotiate a peace treaty. Captain Picard and his crew discover a serious threat to the Federation once Praetor Shinzon plans to attack Earth.
Votes: 65,871 | Gross: $43.25M
3. The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
PG-13 | 179 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
While Frodo and Sam edge closer to Mordor with the help of the shifty Gollum, the divided fellowship makes a stand against Sauron's new ally, Saruman, and his hordes of Isengard.
Votes: 1,291,804 | Gross: $342.55M
PG | 142 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Ten years after initially meeting, Anakin Skywalker shares a forbidden romance with Padmé Amidala, while Obi-wan Kenobi investigates an assassination attempt on the Senator and discovers a secret clone army crafted for the Jedi.
Votes: 552,362 | Gross: $310.68M
5. Mr. Deeds (2002)
PG-13 | 96 min | Comedy, Romance
A sweet-natured, small-town guy inherits a controlling stake in a media conglomerate and begins to do business his way.
Votes: 123,470 | Gross: $126.29M
6. Spider-Man (2002)
PG-13 | 121 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
When bitten by a genetically modified spider, a nerdy, shy, and awkward high school student gains spider-like abilities that he eventually must use to fight evil as a superhero after tragedy befalls his family.
Votes: 618,741 | Gross: $403.71M
7. Treasure Planet (2002)
PG | 95 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
A Disney animated version of "Treasure Island". The only difference is that the film is set in outer space with alien worlds and other galactic wonders.
Votes: 86,230 | Gross: $38.18M
8. Lilo & Stitch (2002)
PG | 85 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
A Hawaiian girl adopts an unusual pet who is actually a notorious extra-terrestrial fugitive.
Votes: 142,815 | Gross: $145.79M
9. Analyze That (2002)
R | 96 min | Comedy, Crime
Mobster Paul Vitti is released into Dr. Ben Sobol's care, where only more chaos ensues.
Votes: 76,305 | Gross: $32.12M
10. Catch Me If You Can (2002)
PG-13 | 141 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
A seasoned FBI agent pursues Frank Abagnale Jr. who, before his 19th birthday, successfully forged millions of dollars' worth of checks while posing as a Pan Am pilot, a doctor, and a legal prosecutor.
Votes: 679,190 | Gross: $164.62M
11. Big Fat Liar (2002)
PG | 88 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
After a young boy's school essay erroneously finds its way into the hands of a Hollywood producer who turns the idea into a hit film, the boy travels to Los Angeles to claim his credit.
Votes: 31,862 | Gross: $47.81M
12. The Santa Clause 2 (2002)
G | 104 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Scott Calvin has been a humble Santa Claus for nearly ten years, but it might come to an end if he doesn't find a Mrs. Claus.
Votes: 41,861 | Gross: $139.24M
13. Hey Arnold! The Movie (2002)
PG | 76 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
A fourth grader and his best friend set out to stop an industrialist from bulldozing their town.
Votes: 5,591 | Gross: $13.68M
14. Scooby-Doo (2002)
PG | 86 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
After an acrimonious break up, the Mystery Inc. gang are individually brought to an island resort to investigate strange goings on.
Votes: 83,637 | Gross: $153.29M
15. Minority Report (2002)
PG-13 | 145 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
In a future where a special police unit is able to arrest murderers before they commit their crimes, an officer from that unit is himself accused of a future murder.
Votes: 455,120 | Gross: $132.07M
16. Ice Age (2002)
PG | 81 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Set during the Ice Age, a sabertooth tiger, a sloth, and a wooly mammoth find a lost human infant, and they try to return him to his tribe.
Votes: 382,163 | Gross: $176.39M
17. Men in Black II (2002)
PG-13 | 88 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Agent J needs help so he is sent to find Agent K and restore his memory.
Votes: 300,140 | Gross: $190.42M
18. Austin Powers in Goldmember (2002)
PG-13 | 94 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Upon learning that his father has been kidnapped, Austin Powers must travel to 1975 and defeat the aptly named villain Goldmember, who is working with Dr. Evil.
Votes: 179,146 | Gross: $213.31M
19. The Bourne Identity (2002)
PG-13 | 119 min | Action, Mystery, Thriller
A man is picked up by a fishing boat, bullet-riddled and suffering from amnesia, before racing to elude assassins and attempting to regain his memory.
Votes: 462,865 | Gross: $121.66M
20. Maid in Manhattan (2002)
PG-13 | 105 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A Senatorial candidate falls for a hotel maid, thinking she is a socialite, when he sees her trying on a wealthy woman's dress.
Votes: 76,307 | Gross: $94.01M
21. The Tuxedo (2002)
PG-13 | 98 min | Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
A hapless chauffeur must take a comatose Secret Agent's place using his special gadget-laden tuxedo.
Votes: 70,888 | Gross: $50.55M
22. Die Another Day (2002)
PG-13 | 133 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
James Bond is sent to investigate the connection between a North Korean terrorist and a diamond mogul, who is funding the development of an international space weapon.
Votes: 186,746 | Gross: $160.94M
23. K-19: The Widowmaker (2002)
PG-13 | 138 min | Drama, History, Thriller
When Russia's first nuclear submarine malfunctions on its maiden voyage, the crew must race to save the ship and prevent a nuclear disaster.
Votes: 54,277 | Gross: $35.17M
24. Murder by Numbers (2002)
R | 115 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Two gifted high school students execute a "perfect" murder - then become engaged in an intellectual contest with a seasoned homicide detective.
Votes: 48,371 | Gross: $31.87M
25. Snow Dogs (2002)
PG | 99 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
When a Miami dentist inherits a team of sled dogs, he's got to learn the trade or lose his pack to a crusty mountain man.
Votes: 22,829 | Gross: $81.17M
26. Spy Kids 2: Island of Lost Dreams (2002)
PG | 100 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
The Cortez siblings set out for a mysterious island, where they encounter a genetic scientist and a set of rival spy kids.
Votes: 52,462 | Gross: $85.85M
27. Kung Pow: Enter the Fist (2002)
PG-13 | 81 min | Action, Comedy
A rough-around-the-edges martial arts master seeks revenge for his parent's death.
Votes: 40,824 | Gross: $16.03M
28. xXx (2002)
PG-13 | 124 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
An extreme sports athlete, Xander Cage, is recruited by the government on a special mission.
Votes: 162,099 | Gross: $142.11M
29. Pokémon 4Ever (2001)
G | 75 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
Ash must stop a hunter who forces the mythical Pokémon Celebi to help him destroy a forest.
Votes: 6,536 | Gross: $1.73M
30. Eight Crazy Nights (2002)
PG-13 | 76 min | Animation, Comedy, Musical
Davey Stone, an alcoholic with a criminal record, is sentenced to community service under the supervision of an elderly referee. Davey is then faced with trying to reform and abandon his bad habits.
Votes: 19,814 | Gross: $23.44M
31. A Walk to Remember (2002)
PG | 101 min | Drama, Romance
The story of two North Carolina teens, Landon Carter and Jamie Sullivan, who are thrown together after Landon gets into trouble and is made to do community service.
Votes: 183,229 | Gross: $41.23M
32. Sweet Home Alabama (2002)
PG-13 | 108 min | Comedy, Romance
A young woman who's reinvented herself as a New York City socialite must return home to Alabama to obtain a divorce from her husband, after seven years of separation.
Votes: 92,981 | Gross: $127.22M
33. Chicago (2002)
PG-13 | 113 min | Comedy, Crime, Musical
Two death-row murderesses develop a fierce rivalry while competing for publicity, celebrity, and a sleazy lawyer's attention.
Votes: 195,468 | Gross: $170.69M
34. Panic Room (2002)
R | 112 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A divorced woman and her diabetic daughter take refuge in their newly-purchased house's safe room, when three men break-in, searching for a missing fortune.
Votes: 230,729 | Gross: $96.40M
35. The Hot Chick (2002)
PG-13 | 104 min | Comedy, Fantasy
An attractive and popular teenager, who is mean-spirited toward others, finds herself in the body of an older man, and must find a way to get back to her original body.
Votes: 82,627 | Gross: $35.08M
36. I Spy (2002)
PG-13 | 97 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
A professional athlete has to help a U.S. government agent recover a missing jet.
Votes: 45,325 | Gross: $33.56M
37. Bend It Like Beckham (2002)
PG-13 | 112 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
The daughter of orthodox Sikh rebels against her parents' traditionalism and joins a football team.
Votes: 97,497 | Gross: $32.54M
38. Stuart Little 2 (2002)
PG | 77 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Stuart and Snowbell set out across town to rescue a friend.
Votes: 43,530 | Gross: $64.96M
39. Enough (I) (2002)
PG-13 | 115 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
After running away fails, a terrified woman empowers herself in order to battle her abusive husband.
Votes: 34,860 | Gross: $40.01M
40. The Master of Disguise (2002)
PG | 80 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
An Italian waiter fights off a criminal mastermind with his inherited powers of disguise.
Votes: 19,838 | Gross: $40.36M
41. Whale Rider (2002)
PG-13 | 101 min | Drama, Family
A contemporary story of love, rejection and triumph as a young Maori girl fights to fulfill a destiny her grandfather refuses to recognize.
Votes: 36,977 | Gross: $20.78M
42. The Ring (2002)
PG-13 | 115 min | Horror, Mystery
A journalist must investigate a mysterious videotape which seems to cause the death of anyone one week to the day after they view it.
Votes: 289,763 | Gross: $129.13M
43. Red Dragon (2002)
R | 124 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A retired FBI agent with psychological gifts is assigned to help track down "The Tooth Fairy", a mysterious serial killer. Aiding him is imprisoned forensic psychiatrist Dr. Hannibal "The Cannibal" Lecter.
Votes: 225,727 | Gross: $93.15M
44. Tuck Everlasting (2002)
PG | 90 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy
A young woman meets and falls in love with a young man who is part of a family of immortals.
Votes: 19,650 | Gross: $19.16M
45. Crossroads (I) (2002)
PG-13 | 93 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Three childhood best friends, and a guy they just met, take a road trip across the country, finding themselves and their friendship in the process.
Votes: 36,217 | Gross: $37.19M